Her condition has also triggered Charles Bonnet Syndrome
where the brain tries to replace the images it thinks are missing.
The first of two volumes on the topic, this volume brings together 13 articles on neuropsychiatric syndromes that lie between the fields of neurology and psychiatry, such as minor hemisphere syndromes; body representation disorders; misoplegia; pali and echo phenomena; pathological yawning, laughing, and crying; catastrophe reaction and emotionalism; non-drug addictive and obsessive-compulsive symptoms after focal brain lesions; hypersexuality in neurological disorders; the KlEver-Bucy syndrome; Diogenes syndrome; segmental craniocervical dystonia; REM sleep behavior disorder; and Charles Bonnet syndrome
and other hallucinatory phenomena.
43) Except in definite cases of Charles Bonnet syndrome
(CBS; see below), patients experiencing hallucinations should be referred for further assessment.
It's a condition known as Charles Bonnet Syndrome
html) Live Science , Charles Bonnet syndrome
gives people "vivid, complex visual hallucinations," commonly faces, cartoons and patterns.
This concerns me as I suffer from Charles Bonnet syndrome
and truncal ataxia.
In addition, MES is suggested to be a variant of Charles Bonnet syndrome
(visual hallucinations in visually impaired patients) by some authors (I).
This phenomenon named as Charles Bonnet Syndrome
(CBS) in 1936 by Georges de Morsier, a neurologist after the name of a Swiss philosopher, naturalist, biologist and writer Charles Bonnet who wrote about his elderly grandfather's experiences of phantom vision in 1796.
Known as Charles Bonnet syndrome
, these are a reaction of the brain to the loss of eyesight.
In addition to several medical causes for this presentation (Table 1), consider Charles Bonnet syndrome
in patients with visual loss, presenting as visual hallucinations with intact insight and absence of a mental illness.
Mr Crossland said that Dr Flaherty had been diagnosed with Charles Bonnet syndrome
, a condition that causes visual hallucinations, but that he did not have a severe case and that it did not extend to physical sensations.
Kath said: "He had nightmares and suffered from Charles Bonnet syndrome
, which is common for people who have lost their sight and causes hallucinations.